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Veterinary Medicine

Mending Butch’s broken legs

Whatever bad luck befell Butch, a roughly 1‑year‑old stray dog, his future is looking much more promising after he found his way to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

A sanctuary for snakes

A nonprofit animal sanctuary founded by two WSU veterinarians is the home of last resort for some of the largest snakes in the world, including anacondas, Burmese pythons and red tail boas.

A compound unlike any other

Researchers discovered a compound in the gills of wood-eating clams could be the solution to a group of parasites responsible for some of the world’s most common infections.